My Favorite Cloth Diaper Gift Has Been Discontinued

Norton rocking the Happy Heinys Glow in the Dark Skulls cloth diaper

There’s one cloth diaper gift I consistently love to give to my friends who are either new to using cloth diapers or are just having a baby.  I chose this cloth diaper gift for a few reasons: 1.) It’s a great diaper.  2.) It’s gender neutral.  3.) It’s really, really awesome.

That diaper?  The Happy Heinys Glow in the Dark Skulls diaper.  I love that diaper.  It’s a pocket diaper, which is the same type as the majority of my cloth diaper stash.  I chose the snap closures, although I had the option between snaps and Velcro when I bought them.  Every single one of my friends loved that diaper, too.  It was a really, really hard diaper to find… and I had super easy access because Cozy Bums, my local diaper dealer, sold it.  A friend of mine has been jonesing for that particular diaper, so I was going to get it for her.  And then I discovered that it was discontinued.

That was really, really disappointing.

Now it’s time to find a new, really awesome skull print for a cloth diaper gift.

Heck, if it’s awesome enough, I might add it to my own cloth diaper stash… not that I actually need any new diapers, but like that ever stops me.  I see things listed on Etsy, but I’m always so afraid of trying things like that because, well, I live in Canada and my one friend who did order something on Etsy from Canada didn’t have a great experience.  Shipping is so slow that PayPal’s protection is useless…  By the time we determine that there’s a problem with shipping, it’s too late to ask PayPal to do a refund.

That means that if I decide to go through Etsy for a new cloth diaper gift, I’d have to do a few things: I’d have to have recommendations from friends that have used that vendor.  I’d have to try the diaper myself because before I do a cloth diaper gift or have a diaper giveaway, I have to know that I’m giving away good quality diapers.  After all, nothing is more lame than getting a really awesome looking cloth diaper that doesn’t work.  (See my Duca Duca cloth diaper review for a case in point.)

Do  you have any skull print cloth diaper patterns in your stash?  Where did you find them?  And are they really, really great?

About Suzi

Suzi is an American ex-pat living in British Columbia. She's a cloth diaper addict, wife, mom of three, and President of the Prince George chapter of Cloth for a Cause.

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